BACKGROUND:
Alex Teixeira was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Alex competed for George Mason University (On a Full Athletic Scholarship) from 1998-2000 (Alex holds a single record of the most assistant in 1 season – “23”). He graduated in May 2000 with a BS in Advertising /Sports Marketing. In addition to playing soccer for George Mason University, Alex has played in Div.1 in Brazil, J2-league in Japan (Yamanashi-ken and Osaka) and Flamengo FC (One of the biggest professional soccer club in Brazil). He also was a member of Brazilian National Beach Soccer U-21.

EDUCATION:
George Mason University (GMU), Bachelor of Science, Marketing/Advertising: 8/1997 - 9/2000

LICENSE:

International A License (Brazilian Soccer Federation / Equivalent - USSF National A License)    
USSF National B License (Also holds the USSF National D and C Licenses)
National Youth License
Positive Coaching Alliance - Double - Goal Coach Workshop
Brazil Youth Soccer License - (CFZ – Center of Football Zico / Brazil)

WORK EXPERIENCE:
DC United (Staff Member U14, U15 and U16 Academies) 01/2010 - Present
• Olympic Development Program (Coach for the N. District & State Program) 07/2005 – Present
• Co-Director of 7/8 Academy – Ashburn Soccer Club 08/2010 – Present
• Co-Director of Footskills Academy – Ashburn Soccer Club 08/2010 – Present
• Director/Owner of International Touch Soccer Academy (ITSA): 01/2007 - Present
• Director of training for the Footskills Academy – Loudoun Soccer (LS) 09/2009 – 09/2010
• Co-Director of training for U10 Academy – Vienna Youth Soccer (VYS) 09/2009 – Present
• Director of Striker Academy – Loudoun Soccer (LS) 07/2008 – 07/2010
• Age Group Coordinator 92’s Boys  - Prepare year-round training program for Loudoun Soccer (LS) 06/2007 – 06/2010
• Age Group Coordinator 93’s Boys  - Prepare year-round training program for Loudoun  Soccer (LS) 06/2009 – 06/2010
• Travel SoccerCoach / Trainer (WAGS, NCSL & ODSL) travel teams: 01/00 – Present
• Coach and Trainer – Curt Onalfo Soccer at McLain Youth Soccer 01/2004 – 06/2009
• Sterling Youth Soccer – WAGS (Professional Trainer) – 01/1998 – 01/2000
• Reston Youth Soccer & Springfield Youth Soccer – ODSL and NCSL (Professional Trainer) – 01/1999 – 01/2000
 
SOCCER CAREER:
Trained with Baltimore Blast (Indoor Professional Soccer Team), USA, Fall: 2001
Trained with Royals (Professional Soccer Team), USA, Fall: 2001
Member and co-captain of the George Mason University Soccer Team, USA: 1998 – 2000
Member of the Virginia State Team: USA: 1998
Trained with Valerio Doce Soccer Club: 1998
Member of Busucesso Football Club: 1997
Member of Osaka Soccer Club: 1995-1997
Member of Yamanashi Soccer Club: 1992-1995
Member of the Brazilian Beach Soccer National Team (U-23):1990 -1992
Member of the Flamengo CF: 1984-1992

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
US Futsal Federation (Amateur) champs – 2005-2006
• US Beach Soccer Professional Tournament final four (Virginia Beach) – 2004
• US Beach Soccer Professional Tournament champs (Virginia Beach) – 2003
George Mason University Most valuable player – 2000
CAA Best 11 - 1999 and 2000
Team Capitan/Co-Capitan - 1999 and 2000
CAA Most valuable player – 1998
All-star conference team – 1998-1999
Most valuable player (Japan League / U21) – 1997
Best Technical Foreign player (Osaka) – 1997
Conference player of the week – 1996
All conference team honorable mention – 1996
Japanese, Yamanashi-ken League Final Four – 1994
Beach Soccer State tournament champs – 1988-1990
• Rio de Janeiro tournament champs – 1988-1990

COACHED BY:

Curt Onalfo

Assistant Coach for US Men’s National Team 2002-2006
DC United Head Coach
Technical Director of McLain Youth Soccer 2000-2005
Assistant Coach for US National Team ( World Cup 2002), MLS Kansas City Head Coach (2005-2008) and MLS DC United Head Coach (2010-present)


Gordon Bradley
Head coach of New York Cosmos: 1972-1977.
Head coach of George Mason Univerity: 1985 -2000.
US Soccer Hall of Fame 1996 & GMU Hall of Fame 2006.

Zico
Assistant Coach of Brazilian National Team: World Cup - 1988 (Finalist).
Played in the World Cup for the Brazilian National Team: 1982, 1986, and 1990.
Head Coach of Japan National Team: World Cup - 2006.

Jairzinho
Played in the World Cup for the Brazilian National Team: 1970 - "World Champion"
Coached top Professional Teams in Brazil

Joel
Played in the World Cup for the Brazilian National Team: 1958 - "World Champion"
Coached top Professional Teams in Brazil

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